Instructor sought for BSU Computer Architecture course

The BSU Electrical&Computer Engineering (ECE) department is looking for someone who can teach the Computer Architecture course next semester. If interested, please contact Jim Browning jimbrowning@boisestate.edu . Here’s the course description (from https://registrar.boisestate.edu/undergraduate/course-catalog/ece/ ) : ECE 432 (CS 441) COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE (3-0-3)(S). Structure of computer systems using processors, memories, input/output (I/O) devices as building blocks…. Read more

Milorad Papic newly elevated to IEEE Fellow

Congratulations to Milorad Papic from our section. Milorad was selected for the 2019 IEEE Fellow class for his contributions to probabilistic planning methods to mitigate cascading of the bulk power system. The IEEE Fellows Directory and a list of the newly elevated Class of 2019 can be found here: https://www.ieee.org/membership/fellows/fellows-directory.html .

Robotics are for girls! 

   At least that’s the mantra for the high school “all girl”  FIRST robotics team at Boise State University who affectionately call themselves  the “Chickadees”(http://coen.boisestate.edu/firstrobotics/).    FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is an international high school robotics competition. Each year, teams of high school students, coaches, and mentors work during a six-week period to build game-playing robots that… Read more

IEEEXtreme 12.0 – Congrats to Boise section teams!

Congratulations to both Boise section teams for their outstanding performance in IEEEXtreme 12.0 on Oct 19-20. IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. The NNU team “BarrysBest” placed 8th and the BSU team “MoroWhiteErway” placed… Read more

Annual Picnic, Friday Sept 14

The Boise Section BBQ / Picnic is free to attend for all IEEE Members and their families. The event will be arranged and catered by IEEE Boise State University student branch. Date/Time: Friday, Sept 14, 2018, 6pm to 8:30pm Location: Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, 500 S Walnut St, Boise. Click here for Map Event contact: Boise State University IEEE Student Branch: ieee.bsu.officers@gmail.com

2018 IEEE-Boise Banquet

Guest speaker, Dr. Gurtej S. Sandhu, Senior Fellow and Director at Micron Technology Inc. will deliver a topic on, “Memory Chips Technology – the untold story of innovation”. Biography: https://www.micron.com/about/our-company/leadership/gurtej-sandhu Continental style dinner with vegetarian and regular options. Award Ceremony and presentation. Free parking details will be sent to the registered email address Registration Deadline: Sunday, 4/15/2018 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-ieee-boise-banquet-registration-tickets-44577768305 

2018 PMAPS conference in Boise June 24-28, 2018

Conference Theme  – “Probabilistic Methods: Practical Approaches for Managing Risk and Uncertainty in the Electric Power Industry” The main focus of the 2018 PMAPS International Conference is about presenting and sharing the experience, ideas, and research results in the area of power system uncertainties related to all three power segments (generation, transmission and distribution). In… Read more